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UN enlists influencers to drive Africa's development agenda

Influencers have been enlisted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to steer drive Africa's development agenda...

3 days ago

Robyn Curnow, CNN.
Africa must step up to support its innovators

I've lost count of the number of times I've heard business leaders from outside Africa refer to the continent's enormous potential. It's a cliché, as well as a source of frustration for many Africans...

By Robyn Curnow 9 Oct 2019

Facebook expands fact-checking to further countries in Africa

Facebook expands its third-party fact-checking programme to 10 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa...

8 Oct 2019

New rules for living a creative life, the Gen-Z way - whatever your age

'Sneaker-head' Hayden Manuel broke the clichéd idea of "Cape Town creative" when he shared how creativity, grit and determination led him to become Puma's sports style marketing manager in the latest Red & Yellow lunchtime lecture...

By leigh andrews 2 days ago

Is there a war between direct and online selling?

Sales managers in South Africa currently have to deal with two very important factors that have a significant impact on the sales environment...

By Dr Marius Wait 2 days ago

Don't confuse desktop research with inspiration

There's a wonderful world out there beyond our screens, and it's our role as creatives to get out there and explore it, writes David Limbert...

By David Limbert 2 days ago

Nigerian police beat two Inspiration FM journalists at protest

The two journalists said they were attacked after covering a protest in the Mbierebe Obio community of Akwa-Ibom State, that was demanding justice for a youth allegedly killed by police...

2 days ago

Canal + to launch a Gabonese reality show

A basketball reality television series filmed in Gabon, will hit the airwaves soon on Canal +...

2 days ago

Adidas by Stella McCartney debuts post-mastectomy sports bra

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Adidas by Stella McCartney has launched the brand's first Post-Mastectomy Sports Bra, a post-operative bra created to empower breast cancer survivors...

3 days ago

Shopping mall activations - why it's important and how to execute one successfully

Creative shopping experiences are a prime example of how to increase foot traffic and keep shoppers in the mall.

By Amanda Rabinowitz 3 days ago

SACSC Congress 2019 to zero in on the evolution of retail

'Evolve' is the theme of the 23rd South African Council of Shopping Centres' Annual Congress, to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16 to 18 October 2019...

3 days ago

Brand recognition is vital to success: SMS can help small businesses build it

Smaller businesses face numerous obstacles when it comes to surviving. One of the biggest of those obstacles is brand recognition...

By Greg Chen 3 days ago

Africa Wired: Artificial intelligence offers benefits for Africa

AI is already playing an increasing role in many existing and evolving technologies, from driverless cars to translation software, virtual assistance devices and monitoring agriculture and biodiversity...

3 days ago

Support for Zimbabwe AfCFTA implementation

ECA and AUC provide technical support to assist Zimbabwe to develop a national strategy to benefit from AfCFTA...

3 days ago

US provides media training in Cameroon

The US Embassy recently sent 10 media professionals from Cameroon to the United States for in-depth training on the business of media sustainability and ethics in journalism...

3 days ago

Is social media killing advertising?

Over the last five years, there has been a lot of industry talk about the quality and standard of creativity delivered by brands and their creative partners...

By Andrew MacKenzie 9 Oct 2019

New streaming service to launch in Africa

Video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO...

9 Oct 2019

Telling real African stories

Over 200 entries were received from across the continent for the Discovery Real Stories partnership with the Jozi Film Festival and the winner was announced over the weekend...

9 Oct 2019

Establishing an Africa-based global destination image platform at Brand Summit Africa 2020

Brand Summit South Africa is excited to announce that 1-5 June 2020 has been dubbed "Brand Summit Week" in Cape Town, launching a pan-African theme in response to calls to expand the strategic reach of the event to embrace the entire African continent from 2020 onwards...

Issued by Brand Summit South Africa 9 Oct 2019

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